7-7-2009: Houston, Texas www.oldfamilymovies.com
NEW-MEDIA MEMOIR: OLD FAMILY MOVIES: Poetry Video
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Robert Kirschten, Ph.D. Associate Professor of English, Director of Creative Writing, Prairie View A&M University
Family, Traditional American Values, Childhood Recollection, Spiritual Communion with Ancestors, Memory of Times Past
The DVD includes the following videos, ranging from 3 to 12 minutes: “Morgan Park, 1889,” “My Mother’s Kindergarten Classroom,” “Mother, Rhea Kirschten,” “Mickleberry’s Log Cabin Restaurant,” “Old Family Movies,” “My Father’s Tie Rack,” ”Unwrapping Christmas Ornaments,” “Hudson Avenue,” “My Father’s Death Certificate,” and “Minnie Minoso” [Chicago White Sox].
it is a new-media way about how everyone can now remember family.
Robert Kirschten is the author of James Dickey and the Gentle Ecstasy of Earth: A Reading of the Poems; “Approaching Prayer”: Ritual and the Shape of Myth in A.R. Ammons and James Dickey; and five books of poems, Old Family Movies, Nighthawks and Irises: Poems about Paintings, Chicago Poems, Looney Tunes: A Comic Book of Poems, and Fribble and Wheeze: a post postmodern Book of Poems.
Kirschten is the editor of Critical Essays on James Dickey, “Struggling for Wings”: The Art of James Dickey, James Dickey: The Selected Poems, and Critical Essays on A.R. Ammons.
Company Name: The Vanity of Human Wishes Press
Company Contact: Robert Kirschten
Company Phone: 281-256-1276
Company Site: www.oldfamilymovies.com
Category: Performing Arts
Paperback: 64 pages. ISBN: 978-0-9798401-0-4 $18.88 (plus shipping)